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Feb 3, 2013 7:00am PST
. there are places where we don't have market mechanisms. in health care and education, as we've gotten rich, those are bigger parts of the economy and our ability to use normal, private sector things to work in those areas is very, very weak. 95% of teachers are never given any feedback. never told, hey, you do this well, but you should work on this. go over and see how some other teacher calms the classroom down or makes a complex subject interesting. and i think if we bring feedback systems, which means measuring and telling people how they're doing, we bring that into areas like teaching, we can get more out of the education investments that we make. >> but you think that because of technology and that kind of thing, americans today have many more opportunities in some sense than they had before? >> that's right. if you take median income and that means we haven't had this big improvement. >> which hasn't changed in the last 25 years. >> that really understates what's happened. i mean, would you rather be a gay man 20 years ago, 50 years ago? in africa and gdp didn't go up, but life spans almos
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Feb 2, 2013 6:30am PST
these kids taking part-time jobs, jobs that don't require a college education and they're being sidelined in the service industry. they're losing that first rung on the ladder. is it the lost generation? >> it's actually worse than that. it is we who have failed them. we have failed them. as you look around, the whole debate after the election has not been jobs. during the campaign it was jobs, jobs, jobs but now it's gun safety. a very important issue. >> yeah. >> getting out of afghanistan, an important issue. it's immigration, an important issue. but jobs is a critical issue. and the numbers we saw this week -- yeah, they're a little better. but the bottom line is that if they continue at that rate it's going to take us seven years for us to get to prerecession job numbers. seven years. and so i really think that we can't just sit idly by the sidelines. >> what should we do? >> i really think what's happening, you see young people themselves trying to create jobs themselves, start-ups. we launched a prize competition called job raising. $250,000. and different non-for-profits competing
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Feb 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
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Feb 1, 2013 9:00am PST
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Feb 6, 2013 12:00am PST
the fact that for example education wasn't a primary issue in the presidential debate i think is extraordinarily problematic. because i realize the focus is on the economy and jobs, but we're not going to regain our position in the global marketplace till we fix our public education. >> i hear the president talking about it as being a priority but i don't see a lot of evidence of it being a priority. >> well, it certainly wasn't in the presidential campaign. you did not hear the candidates really talking about the education policy issues. and i think that was problematic. >> what do you want to see done? putting students first sounds a great idea till you have to somehow -- you've got 120,000 schools in america. >> right. >> what are the overview bullet points you would like to see happen which could radically change america's education system to start making it more competitive? >> so there are three primary things we focus on at students first. the first is making sure there's a highly effective teacher in front of every child every single day. the second area is -- >> you g
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Feb 3, 2013 6:30pm PST
challenging background, single mother, raised by a single mother. had no education. and really, no hope. and what i always say, i was lucky that i was put in front of an icon of empowerment. >> he is. every time i interview him, i feel empowered. >> that's true. what he is is an incredible educator. by the grace of the universe i was able to fall in the lap of this educator. he helped get me out of that place where i was, where there was no hope. >> he was homeless at the time. what i love about mike's story, is mike just didn't help himself. he built a small business to start with. one of the young women who worked for him was addicted to meth. is that right? share the story and how you ended up in your new business. >> the young woman had come to work for me a number of years ago. you could tell something was wrong. she was addicted to methamphetamine. she was a daily user of ecstacy. i got her involved in mr. robbins' program. within 30 days, she was completely off drugs. it turned out her father, her dad was incredibly successful in the metal recycling business. i got a call from hi
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Feb 2, 2013 10:00am PST
awayal edmonton by kicking educated immigrants who create jobs for the rest of us out of the country. >> the united states has benefitted from the fact that capable people, whether you call that smart or whatever world you use, have wanted to come to the united states, whether it's south america, asia, europe, we have been a magnet for talent. and that's partly why, with higher defense budget, medical budget, why we can continue to be such an example. it's part of why our universities are so strong. and yet our immigration system makes it very hard for those people to come in. so somebody's being offered a job here for over $100,000, there's other jobs created around that job. you don't want to discourage a company from having to put that job -- >> do we discourage them? >> absolutely. >> how? >> you could be a student at uc, berkeley, foreign born, get this wonderful subsidized education, microsoft offers you a job for over $100,000 a year, and we have to stay if the country will keep you. and most those students are told they can't stay, get out of the united states. >> they take t
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Feb 5, 2013 9:00am PST
wasteful spending, we can't just cut our way to prosperity. deep indiscriminate cuts to education and training, energy and national security will cost us jobs. it will slow down our recovery. it's not the right thing to do for the economy. it's not the right thing for folks who are out there still looking for work. the good news is this doesn't have to happen. for all of the drama and disagreements we've had over the past few years, democrats and republicans have still been able to come together and cut the deficit by more than $2.5 trillion through a mix of spending cuts and higher rates on taxes for the wealthy. a balanced approach has achieved more than $2.5 trillion in deficit reduction. that's more than halfway towards the $4 trillion in deficit reduction that economists and elected officials from both parties believe is required to stabilize our debt. so we've made progress. and i still believe that we can finish the job with a balanced mix of spending cuts and more tax reform. the proposals that i put forward during the fiscal cliff negotiations in discussions with speaker
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Feb 4, 2013 1:00am PST
mother, raised by a single mother. had no education. and really, no hope. and what i always say, i was lucky that i was put in front of an icon of empowerment. >> he is. every time i interview him, i feel empowered. >> that's true. what he is is an incredible educator. by the grace of the universe i was able to fall in the lap of this educator. he helped get me out of that place where i was, where there was no hope. >> he was homeless at the time. what i love about mike's story, is mike just didn't help himself. he built a small business to start with. one of the young women who worked for him was addicted to meth. is that right? share the story and how you ended up in your new business. >> the young woman had come to work for me a number of years ago. you could tell something was wrong. she was addicted to methamphetamine. she was a daily user of ecstasy. i got her involved in mr. robbins' program. within 30 days, she was completely off drugs. it turned out her father, her dad was incredibly successful in the metal recycling business. i got a call from him shortly thereafter who s
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Feb 4, 2013 8:00am PST
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Feb 2, 2013 3:00am PST
it. what do you think? >> you have to be an educated vegetarian. i was a vegetarian for a very long time. i was a dumb vegetarian. i ate cheese, macaroni and cheese, pastas, bread, and when i started eating meat again i lost weight because -- >> i eat a lot like this, but then you always wonder, you know, is it okay? are you getting enough protein? >> as long as you're getting beans, lentils, so you have to be educated and research. >> so for someone who is considering trying to cut back on meat and red meat in particular, it mean, there's a lot of restaurants do this meatless monday kind of thing. what are your tips? what would you encourage people to do to try to cut back? >> well, if you order a steak or even chicken sometimes they put two chicken breasts or an entree or giant steak. cut back right there. that could be two or three servings. save meat for dinner. rely on dairy, legunes, beans and rice. >> keep the protein to a minimum, right? >> yes. you want to have, for your plate, if you have a plate, you want a full plate. half of it fruit and veggies. fruit is wonderful too,
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Feb 2, 2013 4:30am PST
donation to public education, and more recently his pledge to hold a fundraiser for chris christie. what do you think this says about his ambitions? >> well, you know, i think he's always looked at a very big picture. i think mark wants to change the world. he wants to, you know, create a revolution, and i think that's always been his thing. so he's gotten more political and he's definitely trying to change things. >> you and many others have said that zuckerberg is a megalomaniac. >> i don't mean it in a bad way. he wants the whole world to change based on something he's doing. he sees facebook as a revolution, as something that is going to affect every aspect of our lives. and he really sees the world going from a village to a city to facebook. and i do think that he wants to impact everyone in the world's life. and he is doing that. he's actually a successful megalomaniac. >> yeah, he is in a big way. he has said he idolized steve jobs. is he in your opinion the next steve jobs? or do you think his legacy might eclipse that of his hero? >> i do think he will eclipse steve jobs. he's not
CNN
Feb 3, 2013 4:30am PST
host on the voice america sports network. a platform he uses to educate other players about transitioning to life after football and the dangers of injuries you can't really see. repeated hits to the head. >> perception of what a concussion was was different. we didn't think you had a concussion until you were knocked out on the field and we looked at it as a badge of honor. >> reporter: he didn't know concussions could cause serious injury to the brain. now he says playing football takes years off a player's life. >> reporter: he also said he suffered some memory loss. >> situations where i don't remember certain series. i will be out there and not realize exactly what was going on. >> reporter: while he was never diagnosed, looking back, campbell believes he had over ten concussions in his football career and he believes players today need to recognize the symptoms and be willing to let their brains heal. a year ago campbell considered donating his brain for research for cte. it's a degenerative brain disorder found in athletes with repetitive brain trauma and most recentl
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Feb 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
in favor of girls education. she is recovering in a british hospital. >>> tourists outside london's buckingham palace got a real surprise today. a man broke through a security cordon and held a large knife to his own neck. in second, police moved in, and that set off a brief confrontation. the man started waving the knife, running at one of the officers, the officer used a taser. the man dropped to the ground and was handcuffed and taken to a police station. >>> this time singer chris brown apparently won't face any civil or criminal charges. fellow singer frank ocean says brown jumped him leading to a brawl over a parking space a week ago at an l.a. recording studio. but ocean says he is dropping the matter. brown is already on five years' probation after assaulting his pop star girlfriend rihanna back in 2009. >>> the man who invented etch a sketch has passed away. french electrician andre cassagnes dreamed up the drawing toy in his garage back in 1950. etch a sketch's popularity got another boost when it appeared in the "toy story" movies. its magic screen is in the national to
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Feb 5, 2013 6:00am PST
are things that the bureau wants to hold back, so that we don't inadvertently educate other would be hostage takers or terrorists. it's fair to say the camera did get in there. that allowed them to gather the intelligence they needed. and probably determine the exacts moment when it would be safest to detonate that diversionary device, breech the door, make the entry and so forth. it wasn't just a guess. i think it was well planned. there has been reports that the hrt, the hostage rescue team built a mock bunker based on how they knew about the layout to practice the rescue and so forth. i think that's probably what occurred. >> jimmy lee dykes, the suspect in this case, who is now dead, is a survivalist with anti-government sentiment. anti-government sentiment in this country is at an all time high. will we see more of this kind of thing? >> well, it's hard to say. unfortunately, situations like this sometimes result in copy cat events. people who are unstable, who are on the edge, look at a situation like this and think it's a good thing to do. hopefully, they will look at this and see thi
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Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm PST
professional and educational accomplishments are second to none when compared to recent first wives. throughout this manifesto, posted on his facebook page, dorner's tone is unwavering. he's on a crusade, he feels, to purge the lapd of corruption and he tries to portray himself as a person of morales. he writes, i'm not an aspiring rapper, a gang member. i'm not a deep dealer. i'm a man who has lost complete faith in the system when the system betrayed and slandered me. no one grows up and wants to be a cop killer he writes. it was against everything i ever was. as a young police explorer, i found my calling in life, but as a young police officer, i found that the violent suspects on the street are not the only people you have to watch. i want to bring in a former lapd psychologist chris mohandi. parts of this don't sound like they come from an insane person or someone capable of doing these killings. he seems aware of reality, the consequence of his actions. he also seems to, at times, display empathy toward people that he cares about. what comes across to you in this? >> absolutely what you s
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Feb 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
-year-old in october because she had spoken out in favor of girls' education. she is recovering in a british hospital. >>> millions of people are on the run in war-torn syria. they lost their homes to shelling and bombs and now they are trying to restart their lives. cnn's frederik pleitgen has the latest from damascus. >> reporter: while the streets in central damascus are fairly quiet, fierce fighting in the capital suburbs can be heard and seen throughout the day. this woman tells us her name is jamila, she says her house was destroyed during the battles. she fled to the relative safety of damascus with her two children, one only a month old. but now she sees the violence closing in on her again. >> translator: we are afraid. sometimes i want to take all my thing and sleep outside in the park because it is safer than being indoors. >> reporter: she says she depends mostly on handouts from private people to get by. the u.n. estimates that around 2 million syrians have been internally displaced because of the ongoing conflict and many of those who remain in the government-contr
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Feb 6, 2013 6:00am PST
to come in or two learn how to swim out to the ship and the bottom line is you look at education, this economy has done a tremendous toll on low wage jobs, low skilled jobs and as blacks traditionally have technically less education than whites have. >> you're talking about swimming out of the pool but if there are no jobs available it's high for black americans, so how do you swim out of the pool? what exactly do you do? >> look there's only three things we can do, one, if your skills are not, no longer acceptable within your area you can move to another area where your skills are acceptable, two, go back to school and increase your education and get more skills or three, you can learn how to create your own company where you can create a demand for your own and be that entrepreneur and try to capitalize off of the demand within your community. all of these things again as a financial, i'm not trying to say the president can't do more as an advocate, it's my job to push him to go further. we have to say if we continue to allow on one man barack obama to do things, there's certai
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Feb 4, 2013 9:00am PST
education calling this unprecedented in any one's memory, the issue here is was there student collab ragds or was there out right cheating. a lawyer i spoke with representatives some of the students said there are two waves, there was cheating and collaboration, because this course reportedly introduction to congress was known as an easy course, where a lot of as were given out, where collaboration was encouraged. then they got a difficult exam. and so they collaborated. some of them too much so. there was even plagiarism according to the university. i had a chance to speak to a student here about this, who knew people that have taken this course before, and has been following this, here's what she told me. >> now in the first week, as to explicitly explain their collaboration policies, so that a teacher will spend ten minutes explaining what is allowed and what is not allowed which didn't used to be the case before. now before every exam every assignment the teachers try to be more explicit what is allowed and what is not. >> reporter: so ashleigh, she's explaining the changes that have h
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Feb 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
out for girls education rights. >>> dramatic video today from outside buckingham palace of all places. take a look at this. a man was holding a knife to his own throat before cops tasered him. you can see it taking place there at buckingham palace. and they took him down quickly. the queen and prince phillip were not in the palace at the time. the whole thing took place during the famous changing of the guard ceremony. >>> scientists are expected to unveil the dna results of bones buried under a car park. he died during the 15th century. >>> remember etch-a-sketch? the man who created the iconic drawing screen has died. he built the first etch-a-sketch in his garage. he was 86. >>> beyonce is tuning up his pipes to perform at the super bowl half time show. she promises to sing it live without lip syncing. we'll see if she brought in madonna's record. >>> two university of texas coaches are accused of having affairs with students. they're not getting the same punishment. that's raising a lot of questions about fairness and double standards. friday the school announced it disciplined th
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Feb 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
to repair her skull and boost her hearing. she was attacked because she had spoken out about girls education. >>> police quickly ended a dangerous situation outside london's buckingham palace today. a man who looked to be in his 50s, holding a large knife to his own throat, broke through a security cordon, this video shot by a tourist shows him getting agitated as police close in. he starts yelling and slashing the air with his knife. finally lunging at police officers. the officer fired his taser knocking the man to the ground where police handcuffed him. >>> tomorrow in manhattan, new york city will say good-bye to its three-time mayor ed koch, he died early friday of congestive heart failure. a who's who of politicians is expected to attend the funeral. bill clinton will speak. ed koch was 88 years old. the dow will start the trading day tomorrow for the first time in five years. that can be threatened by weak factory orders do out this week. the consumer credit report comes out thursday, along with earnings reports from sony, nextel sprint and aol. >>> the super bowl may go down as the s
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Feb 4, 2013 11:00am PST
advocated educating girls. listen to how well she is healing. >> today you can see that i am alive. i can speak. i can see you. i can see everyone. and today i can speak and i'm getting better day by day. it is just because of the prayers of people, because all the people, men, women, children, all of them, all of them have prayed for me. >> incredible. her british doctors say malala will not need any more surgeries. >>> cheez-its and a hot wheels car, those are the items that a kidnapper requested for his 5-year-old captive. it is now one week since jimmy l dykes allegedly shot a school bus driver to death and took th this boy hostage. it is still not known one week later what the kidnapper's motive is. the alabama hostage suspect in that bunker is said to be a survivalist. and coming up tonight on "ac 360," looking at the survivalist moment, 8:00 p.m. eastern here on cnn. >>> the family of mohamed ali fighting back against the rumors that he's near death. loved ones tweeted out several photos showing the olympian rooting for the baltimore ravens last night. they discount british tabloid
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Feb 5, 2013 12:00am PST
sense. >> we just had a hearing in our education committee on this issue. we made the decision. it's a local decision, piers. we have over 1,000 school districts in texas. many large districts have armed guards already. but the rural districts that won't have police response for five, 10, 15 minutes want to arm their teachers. >> i met two young female elementary school teachers in their early 20s in a bar in houston friday night. we talked to them with our producers. both believed in having a concealed carry permit because of their own safety. none of them wanted to have assault weapons, complete ban of assault weapons and were absolutely aghast at the prospect of having any guns in their schools. >> there's always going to be someone -- >> that's in texas. >> here is what i said. you asked me earlier, what would i say to the parents at this school whose kids died. i would say to you, why are you obsessing over a gun when there's a much bigger issue? there's mental health issues here. >> i'm obsessing over the very gun that killed their children. that's why. >> what happened when
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Feb 5, 2013 1:00am PST
child, to be educated. >> such a great message. over the weekend doctors attached titanium plate to malala's skull and implanted a device to restore some hearing to her left ear. they say she won't need any more surgeries and, incredibly, doesn't have any long-lasting brain injuries. >>> turkish authorities investigating the death of an american tourist in istanbul say they've questioned 21 people so far. police found the body of a 33-year-old sarai sierra on saturday. her family had not heard from her since january 21st. she traveled to turkey alone from new york. >>> now a "360" follow. a team of archaeologists said today that dna testing has confirmed that ancient remains found under a parking lot in england do, in fact, belong to king richard iii. pretty interesting. anderson, back to you. >> susan, thanks very much. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] at his current pace, bob will retire when he's 153, which would be fine if bob were a vampire. but he's not. ♪ he's an architect with two kids and a mortgage. luckily, he found someone who gave him a fresh perspective on
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Feb 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
who work in national security or education or clean energy, not to mention the growth of the entire economy, should be put in jeopardy just because folks in washington couldn't come together to eliminate a few special interest tax loopholes or government programs that we agree need some reform. >> they're not little and they're not few and they're not easy. of the five of the top ten tax expenditures, these are loopholes. mortgage interest deduction, the deduction we get for health care, the child tax credit, deduction for state and local taxes, charity. okay. the president doesn't want to name those. republicans don't want to name those. but that's what we're talking about, a tax increase on a whole lot of people. >> well, if you really wound up closing those deductions, we would have a massive impact on a lot of lives and i don't think it's going to happen. i think that what you're going to wind up seeing is there are a lot of tax deductions that don't bring in quite as much money but which really distort economic behavior. good one people point to is the carried interest which al
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Feb 6, 2013 8:00am PST
artist clay walker i live every day with multiple sclerosis. >> reporter: he regularly educates others about following a regimen that works for them. so far he has avoided relapse for 16 years. he also started an organization called band against ms, where people with ms can find information, hope, that they can live a full life, even with this chronic disease. >> i was told that i was going to die. once you conquer the fear of the disease, it's kind of liberating. >> reporter: dr. sanjay gupta, cnn reporting. >>> house speaker john boehner is rejecting president obama's call to delay automatic budget cuts known as the sequester. he is calling for different spending cuts and he's insisting they must not include tax increases. we have a look here at what he had to say this morning at his news briefing. >> what they want is have spending under control so the economy can grow. and they have opportunities again. democrats say we should replace the president's sequester with revenue increases or delay it. republicans say we should replace with responsible reforms that will help put us on a p
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Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
whose professional and educational accomplishments are second to none when compared to recent first wives. dorner's tone is unwavering. he's on a crusade, he feels, to purge the lapd of corruption, and he tries to portray himself as a person of morals. he writes, i'm not an aspiring rapper, i'm not a gang member, i'm not a dope dealer. i'm a man who has lost complete faith in the system when the system betrayed, slandered, and libelled me. i lived a good life and though not a religious man, i had a code of ethics. no one grows up and wants to be a cop killer. as a young police officer i found my calling in life, but i found out that the violent suspects on the street aren't the only people you have to watch. >> we're waiting for a news conference at big bear where chris corner's truck was found. chris, if this press conference starts, i'm going to break into our interview. >> got you. >> what i found interesting and puzzling is big parts of the manifesto don't sound like they came from an insane person or someone capable of doing these killings. he also seems to at times display emp
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Feb 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
the hospital. she became a target of the taliban after speaking out for girls' rights to education. >>> now an answer to the burning question that has been lighting up our lives all week, the lack of light at the super bowl for 34 minutes. we have an answer as to why. it turns out entergy who provides power to new orleans said a device that was specifically used to prevent power failure, well, failed. they say the device worked absolutely fine during other major events leading up to the super bowl, including the sugar bowl. the device has since been removed. now it's going down in flames. >>> condoleezza rice has come out swinging at a pga tour event in pebble beach, california. according to yahoo! sports the former secretary of state took a bad swing and shanked the ball 50 yards into a crowd of spectators. the ball reportedly hit a woman in the forehead, causing concussion-like symptoms. rice of course reportedly apologized. >>> still to come, more coverage of the monster snow storm striking the northeastern part of this country. how many inches of snow will fall when all is said and done
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Jan 31, 2013 5:00pm PST
through policy, things like background checks, and also through public education, we can tell if mrs. lanza has a son who might have one of those mental illnesses, it appears that might not be the case with asbrsher, we can tell those parents through clinicians or directly maybe it's not a good idea to have an arsenal in your house. >> are you in favor of sharing more information with the database on social security issues or from other information that states have access to, which right now, a lot of states aren't passing on to put into the database? >> yeah, in order to make any background check system work, we have to pass along the data. that's clearly not happening enough. the only time that we take exception to that conversation is when that is used as an excuse not to expand the background check system. >> that's what you're in favor of as well, providing the information from the states to the existing background check. >> yes, because one of the things is we want to encourage people who have mental health issues to seek help, and not everyone who is mentally ill is predispose
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Feb 6, 2013 11:00am PST
educator has allegedly been caught cheating. a university has stripped education minister anetta shahvon of her degree after a blogger said she copied sections of her dissertation. the topic of her work here, how we form our conscience. the minister denies wrongdoing, says she will sue the university for taking away her degree. >>> an arizona couple vacationing in hawaii hanging out, relaxing, canoe ride, when this happens. >> oh, my god! >> we'll keep looping it. i want you to see this again. a huge, wait for it. humpback whale, hitting the bow of this canoe, as it surfaces for a breath of air. good thing they had a camera and they're okay. now look at this. this is a bread truck dangling precariously from above. this is an overpass on an interstate in ft. lauderdale, florida. a truck crashed over the guardrail, wedged against this large concrete column, thank goodness the column was there. folks rushed in to rescue the driver with a ladder. but they weren't able to immediately get to the passenger who did not survive. ♪ ♪ britney spears is close to signing a long-term deal to headl
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Feb 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
're more than no, there's a better way to move this economy forward, equal opportunity in education, let the money follow the child. let's let every parent do what barack obama does, choose the best school for their kids, it doesn't matter if there are people around him, he will connect with people at home. >> let's talk about this mini war going on between the texas governor and the governor of california, jerry brown. watch this. >> building a business is tough. but i hear building a business in california is next to impossible. this is texas governor rick perry. and i have a message for california businesses. come check out texas. >> jerry brown not very happy. he's brushing it off. what do you think of this effort to lure them to texas? >> there's a lot of economic analysis to suggest that doesn't work. new businesses create new jobs. google wasn't poached somewhere. it was homegrown in california. i think perry is trying to cover up from his declining poll numbers and recover from the fact that california beat his state in new jobs in 2012 but, oops, i forgot. come on, he's a dope a
CNN
Feb 4, 2013 4:00am PST
, that they are here for an education, don't worry about that. >> reporter: i spoke with a local school bus driver and she says drivers in the district have met and will work on official safety procedures in the event a person gets on the school bus with a weapon. we're expecting the next official update at noon eastern. john. >> victor blackwell in midland city. thank you for keeping us up to speed on this ongoing story. >>> president obama hits the road to combat gun violence. he's headed to minneapolis for a speech this afternoon and prepares to leave washington. really buzzing about this picture of the president at camp david. the white house leased the photo to quiet critic who's questioned the president's claim that he sometimes shoots skeet during retreats at camp david. conspiracy theorists say it's a doctored photo already. ridiculous. the president sat down with cbs news scott pelley ahead of the super bowl and asked if he agreed with the recent announcement of the boy scouts of america that they may be lifting the ban on gay members. let's listen. >> my attitude, gays and lesb n lesbia
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Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
it as the same thing. what do you make of it? >> the thing is if you are educate order the issue and sit down and talk to a gay person, you know, i have been talking to gay people. everyone has been talking to gay people our entire lives whether we know it or not. we really believe that you are born gay and if -- i had plenty of conversation was people that are gay and say they are born gay. no different than me being born this beautiful almond coconut color i am. people are born gay. why treat them any differently? it is time we treat everybody fairly and not only are we trying to dictate who people should love, we are also trying to dictate who people should be. if a woman wants to wear a man clotheors man wants to wear women's clothes, you feel like you are a woman on the inside and you are really a man, who cares? let's just -- let's just treat everybody equally. let's move on and evolve as a culture, as a people. especially, i mean, we think it is bad in the united states. i'm half nigerian. in nigeria i get so many letters from young nigerians being persecuted or thrown in jail or murde
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Feb 5, 2013 1:00pm PST
policies that help people with their health care costs, their education needs, college tuition and the rest. >> you want to make people's lives better. some might ask how you can do that and still slash the federal budget the way you want to slash in order to meet your other goal, which is to reduce the deficit. >> well, again, these are, you know, things that we're trying to do all to benefit americans, right? and i think if you take the sort of suggestion that somehow you just keep spending money at the federal level and that's going to make life better for people, my goodness, we should have it pretty good right now given that we're spending a trillion dollars a year more than we have. i don't think that's the answer. >> one last question. how do you answer skeptics who say, here's eric cantor out there again with his third or fourth plan to try to remake the image of republicans who may need an image makeover? >> all i know is i met joseph kelly yesterday whose kids go to the d.c. preparatory school. i don't think he cares or thinks about rebranding or repositioning or anything. what he
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